Home / Resources / The Ultimate Guide to Smiota Smart Lockers

The Ultimate Guide to Smiota Smart Lockers

in Package Management Systems

Like with any cutting-edge technology, the topic of smart lockers opens the door for plenty of questions. In this guide, we’ve aimed to answer all of your inquiries and more. Table of Contents GeneralApplicationsWhat are smart package lockers?Where can I install smart lockers? Does Smiota offer refrigerated and freezer smart lockers? Standard Smart LockersGeneral SpecificationsWhat is the standard smart locker … Read More

Home / Resources / Cutting Down on Shipping Costs in the Age of Free Two-Day Shipping

Cutting Down on Shipping Costs in the Age of Free Two-Day Shipping

in Retail

Call it the Amazon effect. Point the finger at our culture of instant gratification. Whatever your justification, it’s impossible to deny that online shoppers want their orders right now… and at little to no cost to them. But these paramount customer demands can be detrimental pain points for even the most seasoned retailers. Even Amazon, the creator of the prevailing … Read More

Home / Resources / Unbeatable Benefits of Smart Package Lockers for Retail Stores

Unbeatable Benefits of Smart Package Lockers for Retail Stores

in Package Management Systems, Retail

There are endless retail trends to experiment with these days, but improving your BOPIS system with smart lockers is a no-brainer. Smart lockers are practical and easy to use, offering unmatched convenience for retailers and shoppers. Unbeatable Benefits of Smart Package Lockers for Retail Stores   Increase foot traffic Smart lockers can drive in-store foot traffic. Take Whole Foods as … Read More

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Home / Resources / Use the Power of BOPIS to Win More In-Store Sales

Use the Power of BOPIS to Win More In-Store Sales

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BOPIS is good for business in many ways, especially the potential to generate in-store sales. Click and collect “superconsumers,” or people who used BOPIS at least twice in the past 12 months, purchased additional items while making a pickup 41% of the time, each time spending an average of $40. Occasional click and collectors, or those who’ve used BOPIS once … Read More

Home / Resources / 5 Research-Backed Retail Predictions for 2019 (and Beyond)

5 Research-Backed Retail Predictions for 2019 (and Beyond)

in Retail

When it comes to shopping, whether it be for a weekly grocery haul, a spring wardrobe refresh, or the perfect birthday gift, shopper expectations and behaviors are changing rapidly. And as a result, retail as we know (or at least knew) it is undergoing a massive transformation. To succeed in the long run — and not fall victim to the … Read More

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Home / Resources / Smiota’s Top 5 Articles of 2018

Smiota’s Top 5 Articles of 2018

in Commercial Building Development, Mailroom Software, Multifamily Building Development, Multifamily Property Management, Package Management Systems, Retail, Student Housing Management

From package theft to apartment amenities and buy online, pick up in store (BOPIS), we covered loads of topics in our posts last year. If you missed some of the headlines, don’t worry — we put together a quick highlight reel for you. Below are the five most-read articles from 2018. #1 6 Shocking Stats about Package Theft The proof … Read More

Home / Resources / Smiota Announces New Branding and Website

Smiota Announces New Branding and Website

in Corporate News

We couldn’t be more excited to reveal Smiota’s new look! As we enter this new chapter, it’s truly humbling to reflect on where we started and how far we’ve come. With the help of an amazing and talented team, in just a few short years we’ve transformed a simple idea — securing the last yard of package delivery — into … Read More

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Home / Resources / Wrap Up the Holiday Season With These Last-Minute Promotions and Marketing Strategies

Wrap Up the Holiday Season With These Last-Minute Promotions and Marketing Strategies

in Retail

We’re closing in on mid-December and officially entering holiday shopping crunch time. This last little stretch before shopping malls fall silent for a full 24 hours is the perfect time to launch last-minute promotions. Here are some ideas to help you close your holiday shopping season strong. Holiday promos and marketing strategies that work in store and online Flash sales … Read More

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Home / Resources / Stories and Key Takeaways from Four of the Most Impactful Holiday Campaigns of All Time

Stories and Key Takeaways from Four of the Most Impactful Holiday Campaigns of All Time

in Retail

The holiday season is like the playoffs for the retail industry, so it’s easy to get tied up in all the stats. But connecting with your audience during this busy time is just as important as your sales numbers. To keep you inspired through the hustle and bustle, we put together some stories of the most impactful holiday marketing campaigns … Read More

Home / Resources / Prepare For the Future of Retail Fulfillment With Smart Lockers Powered by Smiota

Prepare For the Future of Retail Fulfillment With Smart Lockers Powered by Smiota

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Rising to retail relevance in this day in age doesn’t just entail building a killer e-commerce site and a booming social media following. To compete in today’s marketplace, you need to offer your customers fast, reliable, and convenient fulfillment options. Retail order fulfillment and delivery are transforming quickly For retailers, smooth and efficient product delivery has moved rapidly from an … Read More